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ottertail question

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I will be heading up to the ottertail area in the next couple days with family, my grandparents have a cabin on marion lake by perham, i would like to fish some walleyes and usually marion is farely decent but i would like to explore some new lakes mainly ottertail was wondering if anyone could give me any starting points depths, waht to use , rigs, bobbers, trolling cranks, i have a lakemaster chip in my gps and also a lakemaster map of ottertail so if someone could jsut give me a starting point that would be great thanks

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I'm not an advanced fisherman by any means, but what I typically do on Ottertail this time of year is hit the mid-lake humps in the 18' to 30' range. I usually use a Lindy Rig tipped with a leach. I'll move around from hump to hump trying to find the active fish. In the late evening and at night, I will troll in the shallows (deep side of the weed edges) with a shad rap.

There are a lot more knowledgable and experienced fishermen on this site than me, and they may have some better and more detailed information. grin.gif

Good Luck, and let us know how you do.

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Was on O.T. last Sat. Very slow, caught two 16" eyes in 8 hours on the water. Tried everything. Got the fish on spinner/crawler in 30+ feet. When cleaning the fish there was absolutly nothing in their stomachs. Try Rush lake. Sounds like more action over there.

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